Sports

Northmen add to Cougars' misery

NP drops from second place in Div. IV; N.S. rolls to 28-0 triumph
NORTH PROVIDENCE - Six days after suffering an ugly loss in its battle of Division IV unbeatens with Burrillville, North Providence endured another lopsided defeat in its showdown for second place... more

From woe to 'Whoa!': Lions win it all!

Once-winless, Lincoln finishes Cinderella season by capturing Division II girls' tennis crown
PAWTUCKET - Hollywood couldn't have penned a better Cinderella story. After finishing each of the last two seasons with winless records, not to mention a two-win campaign in 2011, simply finishing .... more

With 4-2-1 mark in last seven games, Jenks boys' soccer team eyes playoffs

PAWTUCKET - After a perfect regular season in the Eastern Division last season, the Jenks Junior High boys' soccer team is making a bid for the state playoffs in the Northern Division this year. The... more

Northmen's 'special' season ends in state championship glory

N.S. girls' tennis team wraps up perfect season with Div. III title
PAWTUCKET - After waiting four long years to return to Slater Park for the Division III finals, the North Smithfield High girls' tennis team found itself having to wait around for an extra three-plus... more

NCMS harriers dominate Northern Division meets

Next up: Saturday's state championships
CUMBERLAND - After going undefeated during the dual-meet season and proceeding to rule its opponents again at this past weekend's Northern Division Middle School Championship on its home 1.86-mile... more

Fantastic finish: Cougar girls' tennis team claims three of last four matches

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence High girls' tennis team might have come up two wins short of earning a spot in the Division II playoffs, but the Cougars did everything they could to finish... more

Lincoln stands alone, captures battle of unbeatens with NCMS

LINCOLN - The rematch was exactly like the first matchup - a hard fought, tightly contested duel that demonstrated why Lincoln and North Cumberland are regarded as two of the top middle school boys'... more

Tigers grab another 'ugly' win

Comeback victory over M.P. helps Tolman improve to 3-1 in Div. II-B
PAWTUCKET - Thanks to another "ugly" win, the Tolman High football team is still in the thick of the race for the Division II-B regular season title. With just over three minutes left, the Tigers put... more

Tolman volleyball squad impresses, reaches finals of Koch Eye Tournament

PAWTUCKET - The first-place Tolman High girls' volleyball team recently took a break from Division II-North play to join 19 other high school teams (seven of them from Division I and 11 from Division... more

N.S. brings out its best to top Scituate

First-place Spartans drop third in a row
NORTH SMITHFIELD - While first-place Scituate was experiencing an off night, North Smithfield took full advantage and powered its way to a 4-0 victory that was one of the Northmen's biggest wins of... more

NP girls' soccer team zeroes in on unbeaten regular season

Cougars (13-0-2) battle neighboring Tigers in Friday night's finale
NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence High girls' soccer team clinched the Division III-A regular-season title and moved one win or tie away from an unblemished regular season last week by winning... more

Scituate shines again, routs Central Falls, 42-21

Winfield's four TD passes key victory; Spartans now 5-1
NORTH SCITUATE - Thanks to quarterback Mike Winfield's touchdown passes to four different receivers, the Scituate High football team continued its best start in 18 seasons on Saturday morning by... more

North Providence Jets plan 'Adult Night' on Nov. 14

NORTH PROVIDENCE - The North Providence Jets youth football and cheerleading organization will hold its annual "Adult Night" on Friday, Nov. 14, from 7 to 11 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall,... more

Gallagher girls' soccer team hikes win streak to 11 games

Defending state champions set sights on postseason
SMITHFIELD - The Gallagher Middle School girls' soccer team boosted its win streak to 11 games last week by posting a pair of 5-0 victories at home over McCourt and Mount St. Charles, a 3-1 win over... more

Another close call: Sentinels nip Tigers, 6-0

Smithfield jumps to 3-1 in Div. IV action
TIVERTON - For the fourth time this season, the Smithfield High football team was hooked up in a nailbiter that was decided by fewer than seven points, this time on Saturday afternoon against... more

Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket plans youth hoop league signups

PAWTUCKET - The Boys & Girls Club of Pawtucket will be conducting registration sessions for its youth basketball league for youngsters ages 8-12 during business hours from Oct. 22 to Nov. 3 at... more

CYSA, LYSA co-ed soccer teams collide in playoffs

CUMBERLAND - The storied rivalry between Cumberland and Lincoln will continue on Saturday at Tucker Field, as the Cumberland Youth Soccer Association's best U16 co-ed teams will take the field with... more

Ali Mink Memorial 5K is Nov. 9

SCITUATE - The second annual Ali Mink Memorial 5K run/walk will take place on Sunday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at Scituate High School. The race is held in memory of Mink, a high honor student and former... more

CSP United U13 girls win Columbus Day Classic

EASTHAM, Mass. - Back in Cape Cod after capturing the U12 championship last year, the Cumberland Youth Soccer Organization's CSP United U13 girls' soccer team took home another title, this time... more

MSC will host forum on youth sports

WOONSOCKET - Mount St. Charles Academy will present a town hall forum on sportsmanship, leadership, and honorable competition in youth sports called "The Way You Play Matters" on Monday, Nov. 3, from... more

North Stars' Squirt Minors fall in finals of Halloween Classic

WOONSOCKET - The Woonsocket North Stars' Squirt Minor Select hockey squad came up short against the Worcester Jr. Sharks in the championship game of the 20th annual North Stars Halloween Classic at... more

NSYSA's rec league returns to action after weekend off

NORTH SMITHFIELD - After spending the previous weekend "on the sidelines" due to inclement weather, the North Smithfield Youth Soccer Association's fall recreational program returned to action on... more

Demon Hill obstacle race hits Diamond Hill Park Saturday

CUMBERLAND - The second annual Demon Run at Diamond Hill Park, an action-packed 3.1-mile obstacle race with 10 challenging obstacles, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The... more

Showcase Pro Wrestling schedules 'Fan Appreciation Night' Saturday

WOONSOCKET - Woonsocket-based Showcase Pro Wrestling will be hosting a "Fan Appreciation Night" on Saturday, Oct. 25 at 7 p.m. at the SPW Arena and Training center on 126 Main St. The Fan... more

Providence Gridiron Club names Hall of Fame's Class of '14

Smithfield's Torregrossa highlights class
PROVIDENCE - Smithfield High School athletic director Tony Torregrossa and former New England Patriots assistant coach Dante Scarnecchia are among the half dozen members of the Class of 2014 and the... more

Cumberland Youth Lacrosse conducts online registrations

CUMBERLAND - Cumberland Youth Lacrosse is offering lacrosse programs for boys and girls in age groups U9, U11, U13, and U15, and online signups for next season will open on Saturday, Nov. 1. The fees... more

South Foster's Fall Foliage races draws strong turnout

FOSTER - The local running community was well represented among the top 10 finishers and age division winners at the 4th annual South Foster Volunteer Fire Company's Fall Foliage 5K and 10K on... more

Lincoln Wrestling Club signups begin next week

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Wrestling Club will be conducting signups for the 2014-2015 wrestling season on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the main foyer of Lincoln High School, and Thursday,... more

Tom Corey Memorial hockey game is Nov. 8

WOONSOCKET - The Tom Corey Memorial hockey game, which benefits the Woonsocket Fallen Firefighters Fund, will take place on Saturday, Nov. 8, at 7:30 p.m. at Adelard Arena. The game will pit a team... more

LYSA fall rec league enjoys entertaining weekend

LINCOLN - The Lincoln Youth Soccer Association's fall recreation program returned to action last Saturday with some entertaining games, four that were decided by a goal and two that ended in 4-4... more

United rules Cape team for sixth straight triumph

CUMBERLAND - In a showdown between the top two teams in the division, the CSP United U13 girls' soccer team came out with a well deserved 5-0 triumph at home over a Sandwich, Mass., team that was... more